Benq RL2455 vs LG 27MB85

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Benq RL2455
LG 27MB85

Top Prices

Ebuyer Business
Checked 20 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (40 available)
Carbon8
Checked 25 minutes ago
Delivery unknown
In stock
Tesco
Checked 2 hours ago
Out of stock
Carbon8
Checked 16 minutes ago
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the LG 27MB85 (5ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Benq RL2455 is two, but the LG 27MB85 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Lighter Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 4.1kg weight PC monitor. That's 900g lighter than the LG 27MB85 (5kg).
£346 cheaper
The Benq RL2455 costs £129.99, whereas the LG 27MB85 is £475.79.
Available from 6 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
£126.66 cheaper to run
The Benq RL2455 is £126.66 cheaper to run than the LG 27MB85 over five years. Read more
User reviews are hugely better
Based on 157 reviews, the Benq RL2455 has an average user review score of 91%, but the LG 27MB85 has an average rating of 66% (based on 22 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The LG 27MB85 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3" bigger than the Benq RL2455 (27"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
LG 27MB85 is 178° vertical viewing angle, but the Benq RL2455 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
5% wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
LG 27MB85 is 178° horizontal viewing angle. That's 8° wider than the Benq RL2455 (178°).
29% brighter display brightness Edit
The LG 27MB85 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the Benq RL2455 (350 cd/m²).
Considerably better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the LG 27MB85 is 85% based on 4 reviews, but the average rating of the Benq RL2455 is 70% (based on 9 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a display diagonal of 24", but the LG 27MB85 is a 27" PC monitor (3" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
Benq RL2455 is only 160° vertical viewing angle. That's 18° narrower than the LG 27MB85 (178°).
A bit narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Benq RL2455 is only 170° horizontal viewing angle, but the LG 27MB85 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
A lot dimmer display brightness Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², but the LG 27MB85 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² brighter).
Four months older
The Benq RL2455 is older than the LG 27MB85 by four months.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The Benq RL2455 only has an average expert rating of 70%, but the LG 27MB85 has an average expert rating of 85% (based on 4 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
Significantly slower response time Edit
The LG 27MB85 has a response time of 5ms, whereas the Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor (4ms faster). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the LG 27MB85 is one, but the Benq RL2455 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Heavier Edit
The LG 27MB85 has a weight of 5kg, but the Benq RL2455 is a 4.1kg weight PC monitor (900g lighter).
More expensive by £346
The LG 27MB85 is £345.80 more expensive than the Benq RL2455.
Not as many stockists
The LG 27MB85 is only stocked by 1 seller, however the Benq RL2455 is stocked by 7 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Higher running costs over five years by £126.66
The running costs of the LG 27MB85 are £198.44 which is £126.66 more than the Benq RL2455 over five years. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is hugely Worse
The LG 27MB85 only has an average user score of 66%, but the Benq RL2455 has an average user rating of 91% (based on 157 reviews).

Awards

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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

41 months Ago 38 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 69.22
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 71.78
Purchase price £ 129.99
Total cost of ownership £ 201.77
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 192.29
Electricity cost - standby £ 6.15
Total running cost £ 198.44
Purchase price £ 475.79
Total cost of ownership £ 674.23
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.36T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.99T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.99 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
25
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1440
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1440p
 1080p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
60.96cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
1ms
BEST
5ms
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
 Wall mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
Number of OSD Languages
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
27W
BEST
75W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W
BEST
1.2W
Input Voltage
 96 - 264
BEST
 96 - 264
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9
 90

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
420mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
134mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
650mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
4.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
435mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
189mm
BEST
258.6mm
Width (with Stand)
579mm
BEST
643mm
Weight
4.1kg
BEST
5kg
Height
435mm 417mm
Depth
189mm 55.6mm
Width
579mm 643mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 AC
 AC
BEST

Other Features

Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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